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Joseph A. Pate III, CPA
A1 Pate is an ISO 9001:2000 Project Manager for Georgia Tech's Center for International Standards & Quality where he instructs classes, conducts pre-assessment audits, and assists companies in their adoption of the ISO 9001 quality management system.
AI also has a consulting practice that assists businesses in ISO 9001 and provides guidance from project inception through certification (specializes in system's documentation). Companies provided assistance in their registration efforts include those in marketing services, fabrication and distribution, janitorial services, construction, and software development, among others.
After serving in the USAF, A1 moved to Atlanta to practice public accounting as an auditor with clients in a variety of industries. With this experience he went into private accounting moving from controller in a private service and repair company, to a public textile manufacturing company, to being a CFO for a beverage company, becoming deeply involved in all facets of that business.
A1 (a CPA) is a graduate of Florida State University. He started an ISO 9000 practice in 1998 to help companies realize the benefits of ISO. A1 is a member of several professional financial associations and the American Society for Quality.